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Nov 27, 2013 8:00am PST
to dallas. they're telling us that we're on time, which is great. the roads are a little slick so we wanted to get extra time to get through security. >> reporter: were you expecting to be able to leave on time? >> i was not expecting to leave on time. in fact i was thinking i'd be lucky if i got out tonight. >> reporter: it looks like everything is going to be fine for you. >> looking good so far. fingers crossed. >> reporter: lucky you, right? >> so far. >> reporter: so far most of the travelers are like maura. we just spoke with one person who had an hour delay. coming into la guardia is a much different story, an hour delay coming in. in philly it's about a two-hour delay coming in but the outbound flights are looking pretty decent. now let's head to tom costello who's in pittsburgh. tom? >> reporter: katy, thank you. here in pittsburgh we've got somewhere in the neighborhood of an inch or 2 on the ground here in terms of snow. we had some freezing rain and also some sleet over the course of the past 24 hours, but at the moment most of that has subsided now. it is, however, very cold. p
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2013 4:00am PST
in the oven. the butterball turkey talk line joins us with some tips for you that could save your holiday meal. and we check in with our troops stationed overseas as well on this thursday morning. but first we start off this hour for you, thanksgiving travellers may be a bit weary after their first leg of traveling to their holiday destinations, dealing with over 600 flights cancelled yesterday while millions of drivers battled heavy rain, winds and snow. yesterday's storms are now moving into canada. it should be a calm and dry day for those of you hitting the road or on the road already trying to get to some early shopping. the big question this morning will whipping winds ground those famous macy thanksgiving parade balloons? 16 giant balloons will be grounded if sustained winds top 23 miles per hour. or wind gusts hit 34 miles per hour. 15 million people as well will be watching this parade from home. bill karins joins us right now to tell us if those balloons will fly? >> great thanksgiving morning to you, richard. i've been tracking the winds in new york city. everyone wants those balloo
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2013 11:00am PST
american troops to stay but president karzai is not so sure. richard engel is on the ground to tell us why. and big brother/big business. the new trend in health care that has employers paying attention to more than the bottom line. they're also watching your waistline. does it go too far? and giving directly. no organizations, no charity groups. what if we gave directly to the poor. there is a group doing it. and it's today's big idea. lots to get to, but we start with that ground breaking deal hammered out in geneva last night. iran will get initial relief from some sanctions. essentially billions of dollars in oil money that had been frozen in exchange, iran agrees to halt what is called high grade uranium enrichment. iran will not stop all uranium enrichment. and it cannot install centrifuges, those devices used to enrich uranium. again, this is all a temporary deal designed to provide a six month window to reach more comprehensive agreement. let's go live to london where john kerry arrived earlier today. first of all, what has been the reaction to this deal from around the world? >> w
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 6:00am PST
. don't sell yourself short. thank you so much. the activist groups are wal-mart plans to use this to protest in support over big box store workers. 50 demonstrations are planned across the country. we will dig into a little more what these activists want. we will have an interview with the executive director of jobs with justice. the obama administration is less than 24 hours away from one of the biggest deadlines in the president's second term. the senior economic adviser of healthcare.gov ficker, he told the country that the vast majority of users would have a smooth experience on the enrollment by the end of november. that deadline is just about here. tomorrow is deadline day. will there be good headline or more headaches? the house budget committee joins us now. good morning to you. do you have insights and inside information as to what we can expect tomorrow? >> good morning to you. i don't have inside information, but the president had a teamworking on this almost nonstop and made assurances that the vast majority will access the website. let's hope that's the case. we
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2013 11:00am PST
the website is operating much more quickly. it used to take eight seconds for a page to load. now that is measured in just milliseconds. still, critics say that's not fast enough if they are going to get those 7 million people to enroll, which is what they're hoping to do by the end of march. the administration, we should also point out, trying to lower expectations. you have h.h.s. secretary kathleen sebelius blogging that this is not a magical date. this is not going to be a relaunch of the website. top officials saying there are still going to be problems with healthcare.gov after today. but, again, they say, look, this is going to be a significant improvement. we expect to get an official update from the administration during a conference call that they'll hold tomorrow. that's when we're hoping to get some metrics so we can actually determine how much success there has been. >> that success and also you mentioned critics. some critics will criticize no matter what this president does. but in large part, does the administration think once you get the website, this overhaul, if
MSNBC
Nov 20, 2013 8:00am PST
with the news of a u.s. congressman pleading guilty to possessing cocaine. this news breaking just in the last hour. freshman florida republican trey radel entered his guilty plea. he was busted in a federal coke sting last month, ratted out by a drug dealer by federal authorities. he swept into office with tea party support and is promising to seek professional help. nevertheless, nancy pelosi wasted no time claiming republican hypocrisy exists in this interview about buzzfeed. >> it's really interesting right soon on the heels that date, on the heels of the republicans voting to make sure everybody that had access to food stamps was drug tested, it's just is like what? to get food stamps you have to be drug tested? and so i hope that it will humanize, shall we say, their thinking. >> nbc's pete williams was in court and he joins us now from our washington bureau. pete, i just want to point out that the congressman was one of the lawmakers who voted for drug testing for food stamp recipients so i believe that was the type of connection that nancy pelosi was trying to make there. but you were
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
, millions of survivors are lining up it for handouts of rice and water and right now, u.s. troops and marines are on the way with supplies. we'll talk live to a rescue worker on the ground. >>> don't rush. we're not in a rush. we need to get the right deal. no deal is better than a bad deal. >> riran gives practically nothing that is not a good deal. >> talks break down to freeze iran's nuclear program. where do we go from here? i'll ask senator barbara boxer. >>> what i'm focused on is doing my job in the state of new jersey. if the job was done, i wouldn't run for a second term. why bother. >> four more years? governor chris christie taking victory lap. will he serve a full term as governor. hear his answer. and incognito on defense. the miami dolphin accused of harassment, racial slurs, even physical abuse finally speaks out. >>> and urban farming. without water, without dirt or even direct sunlight, we'll show you how. it's today's big idea. but we start this hour with typhoon haiyan. after tearing through the philippines, that storm is now bearing down on vietnam with landfal
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2013 8:00am PST
announced he's sending envoys to the u.s. one day after he blasted the freeze with this. >> what was concluded in geneva last night is not an historic agreement, it's a historic mistake. >> here at home newspapers across the country are predicting a showdown between the white house and capitol hill. what we're hearing so far from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and also from both chambers, it backs it up. >> i think it bodes a very, very ominously for the region and in fact u.s. security. >> i've seen a movie like this before called north korea and it did not end well. what does this deal accomplish in terms of the end game? >> we're sending a signal to iran that they can continue to go ahead and by talking and acting like they have good will can get away with at least nuclear weapon production capability. >> joining us right now is john hartwood. john, good morning to you. let's begin with the core of this deal. explain to all of us that core and then the sticking points involved. >> well, essentially it's a mild easing of economic sanctions, which the united states insists
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
merch comes back, i'm not happy. use ups. they make returns easy. unhappy customer becomes happy customer. then, repeat customer. easy returns, i'm happy. repeat customers, i'm happy. sales go up, i'm happy. i ordered another pair. i'm happy. (both) i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. happy happy. i love logistics. >>> we're not sitting here pretending that iran will suddenly turnover a new leaf. israel and the united states absolutely share the same goal here. none of this is based on trust. there is no agree that they can enrich. we won't just verify or trust and verify, we'll verify and verify and verify. >> defending the deal. good afternoon. you're watching msnbc. right now secretary of state john kerry is in london hours after reaching that potentially historic deal with iran. but it's not a done deal yet. we'll get world reaction and we'll hear from the ranking member of the house foreign relations committee. also ahead, on the road again. president obama leaves tonight for a three day fund-raising trip out west. his approval ratings have been plummeting, but
MSNBC
Nov 16, 2013 11:00am PST
's kristen welker is live for us there. kristen, we know the president met with insurance companies yesterday to promote his proposal that would allow millions of americans who received those cancellation notices to keep their plans for one more year. what's next for the president? >> reporter: well, craig, i anticipate that president obama is going to continue to explain this fix to the american people, to work with insurance companies, to actually implement this plan. we know that on monday he is going to join in a conference call with some of his supporters to flesh out how he hopes this will all work. but i've been speaking to officials within the insurance industry. they are skeptical about the practicality of all of this for a couple of reasons, craig. one, the timing. the enrollment deadline comes up in a month. and remember insurance companies spent about a year calculating these insurance plans in the first place. so there's a lot of questions about how they're going to be able to backtrack so quickly and recalculate these plans. and then of course there's the impact on the marketpla
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2013 8:00am PST
yes for an answer and working with us on filling judicial emergencies that actually exist. yet rather than learn from past precedents on judicial nominations that they themselves set, democrats now want to set another one. i have no doubt that if they do, they will come to regret that one as well. our colleagues evidently would rather live for the moment. satisfy the moment, live for the moment and try to establish a storyline that republicans are intent on obstructing president obama's judicial nominees. that storyline patently ridiculous in light of the facts and utterly absurd suggestion in light of the facts. before this current democratic gamut to fill up the d.c. circuit one way or the other, the senate had confirmed 215, 215 of the president's judicial nominees and rejected two. that's a 99% confirmation rate. 215 confirmed and two rejected. 99%. look, if advise and consent is to mean anything at all occasionally consent is not given. but by any objective standard senate republicans have been very, very fair to this preside president. we've been willing to confirm his nominees.
MSNBC
Nov 22, 2013 8:00am PST
all available information as it comes to us. i will repeat with the greatest regret, this flash. two priests who were with president kennedy say he has died of bullet wounds. >> 50 years ago today, the death of president john f. kennedy was announced on air waves across this country. his death, one of those few moments in history that's imprinted on the minds of americans who lived that day. and today under overcast skies in northern virginia, the eternal flame burns on jfk's gravesite. all day msnbc will have special coverage as the nation pays tribute on this 50th anniversary of jfk's assassination. [ bagpipes playing ] the official remembrances began this morning at arlington national cemetery beginning with the playing the bag pipes. bag pipes a personal favorite of jfk's. they were also played at his funeral. minutes later in arlington, "taps" echoed through the cemetery as a wreath was placed at the site where the president lies alongside his first lady, jackie. this afternoon dallas will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in the plaza that jfk's motorcade passed just before t
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2013 8:00am PST
. use less with bounty select-a-size. . >>> so we kick off this hour with breaking news. there is the podium. president obama will be joining us here momentarily, throwing out a lifeline to help with his health care lull. the president is expected to announce some sort of fix for the issues plaguing his legislation. hi, everyone. i'm thomas robertson. with the employment numbers in the tank and democrats looking like they're about to bail on the man, we'll hear from the president in just a few minutes it was congresswoman nancy pelosi who got everyone's attention earlier today. >> what we have to do for the fix is thread the needle. what they're doing tomorrow on the floor is unraveling the whole fabric. >> here's the number you need to know for today, 106,000. that's how many people have enrolled in the obama care exchanges since the first of october. the other number that you need to know, 7 million. that's the administration's goal for sign-ups in year one and they barely cracked 1%. divided democrats are expressing frustration and they're turning up the heat on the p
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2013 11:00am PST
-- >> john fitzgerald kennedy, 35th president of the united states, has been taken from us by an act which outrages decent men everywhere. >> 50 years ago, president lyndon b. johnson spoke publicly for the first time since being thrust into the presidency as the nation grieved the death of jfk. today, we'll talk live with two dallas reporters who witnessed the assassination. >>> this is wrong. it causes division among our ranks and it furthers prejudice. >> plus, defying orders. states are quietly rolling back marriage benefits for all national guard members just to avoid serving same-sex couples. is this happening where you live? >>> and chemo on the go. harvard undergrads develop an award-winning chemo patch that's cheaper, more convenient and it is today's big idea. >>> we want to start in geneva where foreign leaders are moving closer to a historic deal to curb iran's nuclear program. secretary of state john kerry arrived in switzerland earlier this morning. he is working with officials from five other world powers to broker a deal to scale back key parts of iran's nuclear program. jo
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 10:00am PST
with us. if you're out shopping get a new book 'n' tipping the gipper" it will make you feel happier for this holiday. see you sunday night at 7:00 eastern for more "hardball." xxxx >>> tech experts working over the holiday weekend to make sure the site gets fixed. the president is outraged over a drone strike that killed a child and could put the security deal between the two countries at risk. shoppers out in full force on one of the most important days. from the retailer, malls, this morning. >>> millions of bargain hunters making the dash into the stores today. the chaos actually got kicked off last night. yes, thanksgiving day, with a dozen retailers from macy's to target opening their doors on the actual thanksgiving day holiday. thousands lined up. would you believe not everybody happy about it. >> i think it's unfair. i think these people have a chance to be at home with their families and they are being cheated. >> they should all be closed on thanksgiving. it's thanksgiving. >> according to the national labor federation about 97 million americans are expected to hit the sto
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 11:00am PDT
wounded. nbc's miguel almaguer has been covering the story for us over the last day. good day to you, miguel, and what's the latest? >> reporter: good afternoon. we know that terminal three where the investigation is taking place where the shooting happens remains shut down to the public. they are allowing some passengers who were inside that terminal during the shooting to come back this afternoon to retrieve some of their personal belongings. as you know, this shooting took place yesterday at 9:30 in the morning. it was the middle of the weekday commute at the end of the week when police say 22-year-old paul ciancia walked through the front doors of the terminal, pulled out an assault rifle from a bag and opened fire, first hitting tsa agents. they say it appears he was targeting tsa agents, killing one before moving on through the terminal, past security. about 100 yards deep into the terminal where police engaged him in gunfire. officers tell us he was shot multiple times, then taken into custody. we know that at least one person is in critical condition this morning although we
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2013 8:00am PST
to distribute, people are searching everywhere they can. people were searching through an abandoned mall. the u.s. military is mobilizing to help, deploying several ships, including the uss washington and uss antedum to the philippines. >> we're going to go as fast as we possibly can and get there as soon as we can to help people in need. >> we check in with ian williams who's live in manila with the very latest for us. ian, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, thomas. well, that huge aid effort is now getting under way, but not nearly quick enough for many of those desperate survivors who are pleaing for even the most basic things such as water, shelter, food and medicine. the government in manila here today was on the defensive. the presidential palace saying it is doing everything it can to help and pledging that every filipino that needs help will receive it. officials said airports are reopening, ports are reopening. they're also clearing roads. now, some of the issues, though, some of the logistical problems they face were told to us by one aid agency earlier who said they are flying mu
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2013 8:00am PST
, to relive those moments that i think all of us remember and get such specificity and detail. yeah, the report in many respects raises as many questions as it answers. of course the chief question is how in god's name does a kid who was obviously disturbed, who had all kinds of trouble, community and certainly his family knew how alienated and isolated this kid is, how is it that his mother is at such a loss to deal with him and yes, how in the world would somebody who suspected their kid of having all kinds of trouble, you know, get into having all those firearms around that ultimately cost her her life and so many people in newtown that day, their lives. this is a report that raises all the questions we had a year ago and it starts with what could family and friends have done differently. is the mental health system what it should be in order to prevent this sort of thing? and of course questions that need to be faced by people like me and people in state houses around this country, which is have we done enough. since we know we're never going to catch every individual with a vio
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2013 8:00am PST
else does. i think that was dishonest if it was done on purpose. >> most of us all hate change when it comes to things like this where we have to amend what we're used to, even if it is for our betterment. but let me talk about the fact that all of this is taking up the oxygen in the d.c. chamber and no one is talking about the shutdown and what that cost the country. >> i think these are different -- by the way, i think these are so unrelated. i know some people have already been saying, well, this is going to show that we were right in shutting down the government. i think people see them both as problems. one is the inefficient democrats and the other is the malicious republicans that want to bring it down. boy the way, if you have cancer, who are you rooting for, the guy trying to get you help or the one that's not trying? that was pointed out by krugman and other columnists. if you have a real case or stage 4 cancer, you want the federal government to come up with a health care option that you can afford and get into, not somebody that's doing nothing. the people i don't trust
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2013 8:00am PST
to come back here to see what they can salvage. they tell us these amazing stories of actually hunkering down in their basements in places like that. and coming up and seeing this, after just listening to these terrible noises. the horror of being in your basement, hunkered down for hours and hours. it's unbelievable. this is a subdivision. there are homes in that direction that i can see the damage. perhaps you can't. but it goes on for as far as the eye can see. you can see the force of the storm, how there's a piece of metal, like a roof or something, twisted around the branch of trees. it's striking to me when you see tornadoes, the damage, the leaves off the trees are completely gone. and the tree is still standing. just amazing how that happens. but you can see when you look at that house, just imagine what it's like to be there. but people survived. there were early warning sirens. people got out. a lot of activity on social media. people heeded those warnings or took shelter in their basements or storm shelters or got out of the area and went to a community shelter. that's the go
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2013 8:00am PST
certainly been following it as all of us. lisa, let me start with you. now responded to these two domestic violence incidents. he told dispatchers that his girlfriend is pregnant. the girlfriend denies that. when we talk about this first appearance today, is it likely that the judge would grant him wan bond? >> that's a tough call. i know in addition the state attorneys will ask that zimmerman's guns be taken away. i think if he does get bond that is absolutely key. there are just too many incidents that are strikingly similar. shellie zimmerman just two months ago saying zimmerman was pointing a gun at her in a threatening manner, making her leave the home that was her home. and now just yesterday we have the second woman making very similar allegations, that he was pointing a gun at her, making her leave the home. that was his home. this is a man clearly cannot be responsible with guns and i think the guns should be taken away. >> so in this latest instance, zimmerman's girlfriend told the 911 dispatcher he had all of his guns in her home. let's listen to more of that 911 call. >> he has
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 8:00am PST
land mines. but when we use the term moderate to describe chris christie, that helps him in terms of positioning for the general election. when you dig a little deeper and say, moderate, he's going to have trouble with the republican base. what does that mean? does it mean he's pro choice? no, he's pro life. is he supporting gun control? no, he's vetoing it. does he support gay marriage? no. >> is he for tax hikes? no. he goes after the teachers unions, the public employees unions. chris christie actually, when you start looking at the boxes that today's tea party republicans want you to check off, he checks off a lot of them. >> he's not nearly as moderate as many in the media made him out to be. >> exactly. >> terry mcauliffe barely eked out a win there. this is a snippet of his acceptance speech last night. take a listen. >> the truth is that this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans, it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan tradition that has served us so well over the last decade, and a time when washington was o
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2013 8:00am PST
with the aftermath in that, aren't they? >> reporter: that's right. already u.s. marines are participating in the efforts there to help. the devastation as we've witnessed today is dramatic, it's terrible. as many as 10,000 people killed there and the white house obviously salutes that effort as well. >> we'll talk more about that later. here we have president obama arriving at arlington national cemetery. let's listen in. >>> present. >> present. [ national anthem being played ] ♪ ♪ [ "taps" being played ] ♪ >> we've been watching the solemn ceremony taking place on arlington national cemetery on this veterans day to celebrate the service of our men and women in the armed services, remembering those that have fallen. the service will be one hour, taking place there at the memorial amphitheater. we'll go back for the president's live remarks in a few moments. but until that time we need to update you on the other big story we're following this hour. it is the devastation and the aftermath of haiyan. a growing crisis in the philippines as the reality and the wake of this powerful typh
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
. we're looking at the dow, nasdaq up 39 and change. joining us live is jared bernstein, former chief economist for vice president joe biden and he's now an msnbc contributor. so the markets not taking that negatively. also, jared, there were revised figures that we saw from previous months, an additional 60,000 jobs. when you look at the report right now, what does it tell you? >> well, one thing it tells you is that the underlying american economy is a lot more resilient than people realize. i think we're not out of the woods by a long shot, whether we're talking about yesterday's upside surprise on the gdp report or today's upside tick on the jobs numbers. in other words, even with these better-than-expected results and the revisions, things are moving too slowly to knock that unemployment rate down quickly. on the other hand, we've thrown a lot at this economy, including most recently a government shutdown, and we're still creating jobs in the private sector for the most part. >> you know, there were big gains in retail, yet we did see a step back in federal government jobs. very
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
and know what this means, because they have been using this as part of their social safety net? >> well, i tell them that is a tragedy and i tell them that the bigger threat right now is republicans' efforts to cut $40 billion from the program over the next ten years. in my state, interestingly enough, there's six congressional districts. my state has the only significant minority population. we have the lowest utilization in my district of any of the six. the other five of all represented by republicans, and they all voted for that cut of $40 billion, even though their districts -- in hal rogers' district in appalachia, one in four of his citizens are on food stamps. this is an incredible impact on the economy. for every $5 spent on food stamps there's $9 in the economy. so this is a very important social safety net for working families, seniors, disabled and poor children. so that's what i think we ought to be mainly concerned about is this plan to cut $40 billion over the next ten years because then the problem becomes very, very structural and long term. >> sir, thanks for making time
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2013 8:00am PST
with election day in virginia. luke russert is there for us where terry mcauliffe cast his vote early this morning. luke, do you get the sense that virginians are aware that all eyes are on them today as well as seeing that that state could go blue in decades? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, thomas. what you see here behind me is a slow but steady stream of voters coming through. from ones i've spoken to, they say they know the whole eyes of the country are on them because of the amount of tv advertisements they have been inundated with for many years about the governor's race, lieutenant governor's race, among other things. the theme of the day, shall we say here, thomas, is turnout. this is a turnout election. it is a slow but steady turnout here at this precinct in northern virginia where i'm at. 1,000 people have voted so far. the polls opened at 6:00 a.m. democratic terry mcauliffe needs turnout from the sbauo-called liberal areas of the state. ken cuccinelli is zeroing in on lynchburg, own oak. mcauliffe is leading in the polls but there is some question if there's a very low tur
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2013 11:00am PST
in and discover what is a growing tragedy. the u.s. military is standing by ready to give assistance. i spoke to a colonel in the u.s. marines today. he'd been up with the air force, surveying the worst-affected areas. the government of the philippines has now accepted the u.n. offer of international assistance. so now the picture is emerging of a much bigger humanitarian disaster than perhaps was first thought. and certainly the damage is far worse than many people feared. back to you. >> we'll ekeep our eye on what' happening there. >>> and dramatic developments from geneva at this hour as talks continue with iran over that country's nuclear program. secretary of state john kerry is in geneva for the negotiations but warned this morning that there are still many hurdles to overcome. >> i want to emphasize, there are still some very important issues on the table that are unresolved. it is important for those to be properly, thoroughly addressed. >> so will tehran curb its nuclear ambitions in exchange for a deal with the international community? david rode and reed wilson join me. david, i w
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Nov 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> democrats stand tall in support. >>> also ahead, the than who knew lee harvey oswald personally gives us an intriguing look inside the mind of a killer. but we start with the severe weather. tornadoes slamming the midwest at this hour. tornados have touched down in several communities in central illinois. some damage has baeeen reported. you can see from the pictures here. and some communities, a great deal of damage. no firm reports of death or serious injuries. in chicago, parts of soldier field had to be evacuated, the chicago bears game was delayed we're told that the players are going to return to the field here at some point here in the very near future. nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer has been tracking the storm activi activity. where is it headed? >> the storms are heading in to indiana. so we are almost done with it completely in illinois at this point as these storms are racing into indiana. they are moving at 70 miles per hour. that is highway speed racing towards indianapolis. and also up into western michigan. that's where the line of strongest storms is. so we have this pds
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 8:00am PST
that that's going to be the tactic that they use. if you look at virginia, we're seeing this is a successful strategy right now, that the brand of the republican party particularly on social issues. all republicans are vulnerable to this because they end up having to own sort of where the entire party is sitting on social issues, but it will be difficult. if new jersey is a place for gay marriage. if this is a guy that's walking hand in hand in the boardwalk with barack obama while they're playing see ball together. it will be hard for the average voter to think, yeah, that guy is -- especially if ted cruz is running. >> and another place like south carolina, especially an average voter. >> chuck todd, thank you so much, sir. >> catch "the daily rundown" week days 9:00 a.m. eastern. let's bring in former pennsylvania governor ed rendell who is new an msnbc news political analyst and kay bailey hutchison of texas. senator, let me start with you, what's your assessment of governor christie and the landslide victory. what does it mean for his standing as a potential 2016 gop presidential candid
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Nov 15, 2013 8:00am PST
or imminent great bodily harm to himself or another person and the use of force is next to prevent that imminent death or imminent great bodially harm to himself or another person. the arraignment is supposed to be scheduled for this afternoon but i would leave it to you to check on that. that's the information that we have been given. i'm available to answer a few questions from you at this time. >> madam prosecutor, does this come down to the statement that he gave to police and the 19-year-old is deceased, so does it really come down to his statement to establish whether he was in fear of his life and that was reasonable under the circumstances? >> i make it a habit to never quantify or put in order the importance or lesser importance of evidence. we evaluate our case based on all the evidence we have, so it's that and all the other evidence we have in this case. >> was this a stand your ground case? >> again, the -- this is a case where -- and the self defense act was changed in michigan law in 2006 doesn't call it that, but again, i'm not going to call it that. but the law is
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Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
states, two races, what virginia and new jersey tell us about the path the parties are taking. plus -- >> i think government is inherently ingltep tchlinept. >> obama care is failing and will fail. >> they need to call a time-out. >> the gop hammering the president and his party over health care. will the calls for roll back make any progress? >> i think we have to go back to the fundamental notion of stop and frisk as a valid police tactic when gun constitutionally. >> and what will this week's election mean for that controversial tactic. >>> we begin on the campaign trail. president obama just wrapping up a speech in virginia in support of mcauliffe. and over in new jersey, chris christie is barn storming the state in these final 48 hours before election day. kelly o'donnell is on the trail with governor christie and he tells her he's less concerned about winning than he is by how much. >> no republican in this state has gotten 50% plus one since george bush. so we're going for 50 percent plus one. anything boabove that is a message. >> on the phone is kelly o'donnell. kelly, very
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Nov 13, 2013 8:00am PST
the public. you can't be perceived as not telling the truth. so what the president has to do is use the bully pulpit of his office and come forth with what's coming on. we're in a hearing right now. there are some real challenges. there are 50 contractors involved in putting this website together. someone has to be in charge of it to make sure that it works. personal security is an issue. however, i think based on the testimony we are receiving, it's pretty much secure at this point. >> is it wrong that the president and maybe the white house made this grand assumption that people understood what the aca meant more than what they did? obviously anybody who has a plan that they like prior to 2010 is grandfathered in so we're talking about this fraction of people who got plans past 2010 that don't meet the aca standard of care. >> that's right. a lot of people are losing coverage all over the country. and when you are speaking to the public and you tell them they can keep their health care, they should be able to do it. so whatever president obama needs to do to fix it, we have to do it. it's t
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